New research: Some women may be able to safely skip certain breast cancer treatments

  • Article by: MARILYNN MARCHIONE , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 11, 2013 - 1:32 PM

SAN ANTONIO — Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.

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